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28 August 2010 @ 08:11 pm
Hope survives  
I just had the strangest encounter. Two lovely old ladies came to the door and spent about 15 minutes telling me not to worry, that the wars and floods and corruption of today would soon be gone and that we'll all live happy, peaceful, prosperus lives and we should keep on hoping for the future.

They weren't trying to sell me anything. Or convert me to any religion. They just wanted to reassure me that things would get better!

So I'm sharing that sentiment.

They ended by asking me if I'd be ok reading English. But I'm ignoring that bit. I hope my reply didn't come off as too sarcastic, they really did seem like lovely ladies.
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tiki b.: GK nate smiletikiaceae on August 28th, 2010 07:14 pm (UTC)
They ended by asking me if I'd be ok reading English.

:D :D :D *pets*

Your spoken English obviously wasn't up to standard that they were worried about your reading skills!
Maria: chuck overqualifiedria_kukalaka on August 29th, 2010 07:55 am (UTC)
This is what worries me!
Alexalexcat on August 28th, 2010 07:23 pm (UTC)
Jehovah's Witnesses!
Maria: all mad hereria_kukalaka on August 29th, 2010 07:56 am (UTC)
I don't think so. They didn't look or talk like Jehovah's Witnesses and they didn't identify themselves as such.
Alexalexcat on August 29th, 2010 12:05 pm (UTC)
What they said to you is exactly what the ones say who have been here in the past, almost verbatim, and I've never had one identify themselves as a Jehovah's Witness at all.
Mariaria_kukalaka on August 30th, 2010 09:20 am (UTC)
Oh, must have been then :)
what you're saying is you just didn'tbohemu on August 28th, 2010 07:28 pm (UTC)
That's...random but so sweet in its own way.
Maria: JB glasses/laughterria_kukalaka on August 29th, 2010 07:57 am (UTC)
yeah, that's what I thought :)
The Creativatorravenpan on August 30th, 2010 01:13 am (UTC)
I agree with bohemu Random and sweet. Whether they were JW or not is beside the point, it's a nice thing to hear.
Trobadora: Wheee! by troyswanntrobadora on September 11th, 2010 02:01 pm (UTC)
A belated happy birthday! *hugs*